Dance The 51st Travellers 11543

Also known as “Perpetual Motion” (unofficial).

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Sandra Turton (2001)
Intensity
844 888 888 844 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance's other name ...

This dance's other name is »Perpetual Motion«. This is listed as an unofficial alias so it won't show up in the RSCDS Index of Dances, which would be confusing.

The 51st Travellers 3/4L · J32

1–
1c cross down RH behind 3c (2c up) and dance up to 2plx ; Mirror ½ Reels3 on the sides (1c out and up) (to 3,1x,2)
9–
G-Chain (3c cross to begin)
17–
S&Link3 ; 1c turn RH 1¾ to face 1cnr pos. while{4} 3c+2c chase ½ clw
25–
1c+1cnrs diag. ½Reel4 (1c pass Rsh) ; ½Reel4 with 2cnrs (pass Rsh to 2,1,3)

The 51st Travellers 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s cross down RH (2s step up bars 1-2) & dance out behind 3s & up to 2nd place opp sides; 2s+1s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides (1s out & up to start)
9-16
3s+1s+2s dance Grand Chain
17-24
3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 (once), 1s turn RH 1.3/4 times to face 1st corner (pstn) while 2s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way
25-32
1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners & pass RSh to 2nd places

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